ELIZABETH-This if from 1956 material sent to me by Frank Fay: “Elizabeth had a gang problem in the late 1930s. The police had a solution. Check the last paragraph in attached article.”
ELIZABETH—Police arrested a relative a Phillip Ruddy, who allegedly assisted in the Rahway man’s escape from Union County Jail earlier this summer, Union County Prosecutor Theodore J. Romankow announced last week.
EDISON—A new program at Middlesex County College, called “Electronics for Green Jobs,” graduated eight people at a ceremony in July. The program, which began in May, trained them in electronics in this new, rapidly expanding field.
NEWARK – Assemblywoman L. Grace Spencer (D-Essex) will lead more than 100 bicycle riders through a cross-state tour on Sunday to highlight the need for a state law that would provide cyclists with heightened safety on New Jersey’s roadways.
ELIZABETH—Maybe Hannah Caldwell’s ghost just needed a little more time in make-up.
According to the folks at Ghost Hunters—the SyFy Channel’s popular show that searches for the paranormal—their findings about the Union County Courthouse’s infamous ghost, originally expected to air in August, will now run Sept. 16.
STATE—This August, communities all over the country are taking a stand and fighting back against crime.
ELIZABETH – Two men who allegedly robbed a state lawmaker could avoid prison and instead undergo drug counseling as part of a plea bargain arrangement.
CLIFTON—Dover Business College held its annual commencement ceremony on Saturday, July 18.
ELIZABETH—On Wednesday, July 8, a consortium of non-profits, AmeriCorps Summer of Service volunteer members, and youth from the Elizabeth area were joined by volunteers from Yonkers, N.Y, for a day of community service along the Elizabeth River.
ELIZABETH – A 54-year-old Union County woman died of complications related to swine flu last week, authorities announced.